Patents by Inventor Katsuhiro Shimizu

Katsuhiro Shimizu has filed for patents to protect the following inventions. This listing includes patent applications that are pending as well as patents that have already been granted by the United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO).

  • Patent number: 11441774
    Abstract: A method for operating a flue gas purification system, comprising, in the flue gas purification system, equipped with a boiler which can burn oil fuel and coal fuel either simultaneously or switching therebetween, a denitration equipment having a reducing agent injector and a catalytic reactor, an inlet flue to guide flue gas discharged from the boiler to the denitration equipment, an outlet flue to guide flue gas discharged from the denitration equipment, a bypass flue which can guide flue gas from the inlet flue to the outlet flue so as to bypass the denitration equipment, and a bypass damper, opening the bypass damper and burning oil fuel in the boiler being in condition not yet suitable for coal combustion to allow the flue gas discharged from the boiler to dividedly flow to the denitration equipment and the bypass flue, switching the oil fuel to coal fuel when the boiler is in condition suitable for coal combustion to burn the coal fuel in the boiler, closing the bypass damper after switching the oil fue
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 11, 2017
    Date of Patent: September 13, 2022
    Assignee: MITSUBISHI POWER, LTD.
    Inventors: Shinya Ii, Akira Hirota, Satoru Shishido, Katsuhiro Yashiro, Hiroyuki Yoshimura, Nobuaki Shimizu
  • Publication number: 20220266702
    Abstract: A wireless power receiving system includes: a power receiving device having a power receiving coil configured to receive electric power supplied wirelessly from a power transmission coil of a power transmission device installed on a road surface, at least part of the power receiving coil being contained in a vehicle wheel; and in-vehicle devices installed in a mobile object, the in-vehicle devices being energizably connected to the power receiving device. The power receiving device transmits the received electric power to the in-vehicle devices.
    Type: Application
    Filed: July 22, 2020
    Publication date: August 25, 2022
    Applicants: THE UNIVERSITY OF TOKYO, BRIDGESTONE CORPORATION, NSK Ltd.
    Inventors: Hiroshi FUJIMOTO, Takehiro IMURA, Osamu SHIMIZU, Katsuhiro HATA, Keizo AKUTAGAWA, Yasumichi WAKAO, Isao KUWAYAMA, Daisuke GUNJI
  • Publication number: 20220205675
    Abstract: An air conditioner of an embodiment includes a plurality of outdoor units, one or more indoor units, and a control unit. The outdoor unit includes a compressor, a four-way valve, an outdoor heat exchanger, an outdoor expansion valve and an outdoor blower, and the outdoor units exchange heat between the outside air and a refrigerant. The indoor unit is an indoor unit connected to the plurality of outdoor units by a refrigerant pipe, includes an indoor heat exchanger, an indoor expansion valve, and an indoor blower, and exchanges heat between the indoor air and the refrigerant. The control unit controls the plurality of outdoor units and the one or more indoor units. The control unit controls the condensation pressure of the outdoor unit in a heating operation or the suction pressure of the outdoor unit in a defrosting operation to be equal to or smaller than an upper limit pressure, which is 1/1.
    Type: Application
    Filed: March 15, 2022
    Publication date: June 30, 2022
    Applicant: Toshiba Carrier Corporation
    Inventors: Ken MIURA, Tetsuma HAMASHIMA, Katsuhiro SHIMIZU
  • Patent number: 10876611
    Abstract: A torque converter includes a lock-up device that directly connects a torque converter cover that rotates together with a pump impeller to a turbine runner connected to an output axis. The lock-up device includes a damper spring in a clutch piston that contacts with or moves away from the torque converter cover. In addition, an intermediate member is provided inside the damper spring. A center part of the damper spring is projected toward the inner side of the clutch piston in the radial direction by damper pressing portions and fixed to both ends of the damper spring and a connecting member and pushed onto the projecting part of the intermediate member.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 11, 2014
    Date of Patent: December 29, 2020
    Assignee: KABUSHIKI KAISHA F.C.C.
    Inventors: Hiromi Fujiwara, Hiroshi Asai, Seiji Saiga, Shogo Enya, Katsuhiro Shimizu
  • Patent number: 9699403
    Abstract: An AV system composed of an HD recorder and a display unit uses a communication interface of the HDMI. An HDMI source of the HD recorder transmits image data (image signal) in the form of differential signals to an HDMI sink of the display unit through three TMDS channels. The HDMI source inserts content identification information for the identification of the type of a content of image data to be transmitted into an AVI InfoFrame packet placed in a blanking period. A control section of the display unit controls operation of a display processing section which carries out a process for displaying for the image data based on the content identification information received by the HDMI sink and a display section for displaying an image.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 19, 2016
    Date of Patent: July 4, 2017
    Assignee: Sony Corporation
    Inventors: Toshihide Hayashi, Masayuki Tsumura, Koki Tsumori, Katsuhiro Shimizu, Ban Kawamura
  • Publication number: 20160290462
    Abstract: A torque converter includes a lock-up device that directly connects a torque converter cover that rotates together with a pump impeller to a turbine runner connected to an output axis. The lock-up device includes a damper spring in a clutch piston that contacts with or moves away from the torque converter cover. In addition, an intermediate member is provided inside the damper spring. A center part of the damper spring is projected toward the inner side of the clutch piston in the radial direction by damper pressing portions and fixed to both ends of the damper spring and a connecting member and pushed onto the projecting part of the intermediate member.
    Type: Application
    Filed: November 11, 2014
    Publication date: October 6, 2016
    Inventors: Hiromi Fujiwara, Hiroshi Asai, Seiji Saiga, Shogo Enya, Katsuhiro Shimizu
  • Publication number: 20160234459
    Abstract: An AV system composed of an HD recorder and a display unit uses a communication interface of the HDMI. An HDMI source of the HD recorder transmits image data (image signal) in the form of differential signals to an HDMI sink of the display unit through three TMDS channels. The HDMI source inserts content identification information for the identification of the type of a content of image data to be transmitted into an AVI InfoFrame packet placed in a blanking period. A control section of the display unit controls operation of a display processing section which carries out a process for displaying for the image data based on the content identification information received by the HDMI sink and a display section for displaying an image.
    Type: Application
    Filed: April 19, 2016
    Publication date: August 11, 2016
    Applicant: Sony Corporation
    Inventors: Toshihide Hayashi, Masayuki Tsumura, Koki Tsumori, Katsuhiro Shimizu, Ban Kawamura
  • Patent number: 9350931
    Abstract: An AV system composed of an HD recorder and a display unit uses a communication interface of the HDMI. An HDMI source of the HD recorder transmits image data (image signal) in the form of differential signals to an HDMI sink of the display unit through three TMDS channels. The HDMI source inserts content identification information for the identification of the type of a content of image data to be transmitted into an AVI InfoFrame packet placed in a blanking period. A control section of the display unit controls operation of a display processing section which carries out a process for displaying for the image data based on the content identification information received by the HDMI sink and a display section for displaying an image.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 26, 2015
    Date of Patent: May 24, 2016
    Assignee: Sony Corporation
    Inventors: Toshihide Hayashi, Masayuki Tsumura, Koki Tsumori, Katsuhiro Shimizu, Ban Kawamura
  • Publication number: 20150201145
    Abstract: An AV system composed of an HD recorder and a display unit uses a communication interface of the HDMI. An HDMI source of the HD recorder transmits image data (image signal) in the form of differential signals to an HDMI sink of the display unit through three TMDS channels. The HDMI source inserts content identification information for the identification of the type of a content of image data to be transmitted into an AVI InfoFrame packet placed in a blanking period. A control section of the display unit controls operation of a display processing section which carries out a process for displaying for the image data based on the content identification information received by the HDMI sink and a display section for displaying an image.
    Type: Application
    Filed: March 26, 2015
    Publication date: July 16, 2015
    Applicant: SONY CORPORATION
    Inventors: Toshihide Hayashi, Masayuki Tsumura, Koki Tsumori, Katsuhiro Shimizu, Ban Kawamura
  • Publication number: 20150174004
    Abstract: A tablet packaging body (100), comprising: a main body sheet (200) and a sealing member (300). The main body sheet (200) has a recessed section (230). The sealing member (300) is sealed to the main body sheet (200) so as to cover an opening in the recessed section (230). The sealing member (300) can be readily peeled from at least one section of the main body sheet (200) such that the recessed section (230) is opened. The recessed section (230) has a size whereby a plurality of medicines (T3) can be housed therein.
    Type: Application
    Filed: February 24, 2012
    Publication date: June 25, 2015
    Applicant: SUMITOMO BAKELITE CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Tomoharu Miyamoto, Kazumasa Kimoto, Yoshimichi Ohya, Ryo Yamaguchi, Katsuhiro Shimizu, Masaki Takeda
  • Patent number: 9038123
    Abstract: An AV system composed of an HD recorder and a display unit uses a communication interface of the HDMI. An HDMI source of the HD recorder transmits image data (image signal) in the form of differential signals to an HDMI sink of the display unit through three TMDS channels. The HDMI source inserts content identification information for the identification of the type of a content of image data to be transmitted into an AVI InfoFrame packet placed in a blanking period. A control section of the display unit controls operation of a display processing section which carries out a process for displaying for the image data based on the content identification information received by the HDMI sink and a display section for displaying an image.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 27, 2014
    Date of Patent: May 19, 2015
    Assignee: Sony Corporation
    Inventors: Toshihide Hayashi, Masayuki Tsumura, Koki Tsumori, Katsuhiro Shimizu, Ban Kawamura
  • Patent number: 9032471
    Abstract: An AV system composed of an HD recorder and a display unit uses a communication interface of the HDMI. An HDMI source of the HD recorder transmits image data (image signal) in the form of differential signals to an HDMI sink of the display unit through three TMDS channels. The HDMI source inserts content identification information for the identification of the type of a content of image data to be transmitted into an AVI InfoFrame packet placed in a blanking period. A control section of the display unit controls operation of a display processing section which carries out a process for displaying for the image data based on the content identification information received by the HDMI sink and a display section for displaying an image.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 4, 2014
    Date of Patent: May 12, 2015
    Assignee: Sony Corporation
    Inventors: Toshihide Hayashi, Masayuki Tsumura, Koki Tsumori, Katsuhiro Shimizu, Ban Kawamura
  • Patent number: 8997166
    Abstract: An AV system composed of an HD recorder and a display unit uses a communication interface of the HDMI. An HDMI source of the HD recorder transmits image data (image signal) in the form of differential signals to an HDMI sink of the display unit through three TMDS channels. The HDMI source inserts content identification information for the identification of the type of a content of image data to be transmitted into an AVI InfoFrame packet placed in a blanking period. A control section of the display unit controls operation of a display processing section which carries out a process for displaying for the image data based on the content identification information received by the HDMI sink and a display section for displaying an image.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 27, 2014
    Date of Patent: March 31, 2015
    Assignee: Sony Corporation
    Inventors: Toshihide Hayashi, Masayuki Tsumura, Koki Tsumori, Katsuhiro Shimizu, Ban Kawamura
  • Publication number: 20140369662
    Abstract: An AV system composed of an HD recorder and a display unit uses a communication interface of the HDMI. An HDMI source of the HD recorder transmits image data (image signal) in the form of differential signals to an HDMI sink of the display unit through three TMDS channels. The HDMI source inserts content identification information for the identification of the type of a content of image data to be transmitted into an AVI InfoFrame packet placed in a blanking period. A control section of the display unit controls operation of a display processing section which carries out a process for displaying for the image data based on the content identification information received by the HDMI sink and a display section for displaying an image.
    Type: Application
    Filed: September 4, 2014
    Publication date: December 18, 2014
    Inventors: Toshihide Hayashi, Masayuki Tsumura, Koki Tsumori, Katsuhiro Shimizu, Ban Kawamura
  • Patent number: 8789127
    Abstract: An AV system composed of an HD recorder and a display unit uses a communication interface of the HDMI. An HDMI source of the HD recorder transmits image data (image signal) in the form of differential signals to an HDMI sink of the display unit through three TMDS channels. The HDMI source inserts content identification information for the identification of the type of a content of image data to be transmitted into an AVI InfoFrame packet placed in a blanking period. A control section of the display unit controls operation of a display processing section which carries out a process for displaying for the image data based on the content identification information received by the HDMI sink and a display section for displaying an image.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 16, 2012
    Date of Patent: July 22, 2014
    Assignee: Sony Corporation
    Inventors: Toshihide Hayashi, Masayuki Tsumura, Koki Tsumori, Katsuhiro Shimizu, Ban Kawamura
  • Publication number: 20140176800
    Abstract: An AV system composed of an HD recorder and a display unit uses a communication interface of the HDMI. An HDMI source of the HD recorder transmits image data (image signal) in the form of differential signals to an HDMI sink of the display unit through three TMDS channels. The HDMI source inserts content identification information for the identification of the type of a content of image data to be transmitted into an AVI InfoFrame packet placed in a blanking period. A control section of the display unit controls operation of a display processing section which carries out a process for displaying for the image data based on the content identification information received by the HDMI sink and a display section for displaying an image.
    Type: Application
    Filed: February 27, 2014
    Publication date: June 26, 2014
    Applicant: SONY CORPORATION
    Inventors: Toshihide Hayashi, Masayuki Tsumura, Koki Tsumori, Katsuhiro Shimizu, Ban Kawamura
  • Patent number: 8752117
    Abstract: An AV system composed of an HD recorder and a display unit uses a communication interface of the HDMI. An HDMI source of the HD recorder transmits image data (image signal) in the form of differential signals to an HDMI sink of the display unit through three TMDS channels. The HDMI source inserts content identification information for the identification of the type of a content of image data to be transmitted into an AVI InfoFrame packet placed in a blanking period. A control section of the display unit controls operation of a display processing section which carries out a process for displaying for the image data based on the content identification information received by the HDMI sink and a display section for displaying an image.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 16, 2012
    Date of Patent: June 10, 2014
    Assignee: Sony Corporation
    Inventors: Toshihide Hayashi, Masayuki Tsumura, Koki Tsumori, Katsuhiro Shimizu, Ban Kawamura
  • Patent number: 8392958
    Abstract: [Object] To make it possible for the reception side to carry out an optimum process for an image signal (image data) depending upon the type of a content. [Solving Means] An AV system 40 composed of an HD recorder 41 and a display unit 42 uses a communication interface of the HDMI. An HDMI source 53 of the HD recorder 41 transmits image data (image signal) in the form of differential signals to an HDMI sink 61 of the display unit 42 through three TMDS channels. The HDMI source 53 inserts content identification information for the identification of the type of a content of image data to be transmitted into an AVI InfoFrame packet placed in a blanking period. A control section 64 of the display unit 42 controls operation of a display processing section 62 which carries out a process for displaying for the image data based on the content identification information (ITC, CT1 and CT0) received by the HDMI sink 61 and a display section 63 for displaying an image.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 2, 2007
    Date of Patent: March 5, 2013
    Assignee: Sony Corporation
    Inventors: Toshihide Hayashi, Masayuki Tsumura, Koki Tsumori, Katsuhiro Shimizu, Ban Kawamura
  • Publication number: 20130039643
    Abstract: An optical communication system including optical transmission systems each includes a transmission processing unit and a receiving processing unit, wherein the transmission processing unit includes an optical transmission unit that converts electric signals into optical signals, an auxiliary optical transmission unit that converts a part of the electric signals into an optical signal having a wavelength other than wavelengths of the optical signals generated by the optical transmission unit, and outputs the generated optical signal to a different transmission processing unit, and a wavelength multiplexing unit, and the receiving processing unit includes a wavelength demultiplexing unit, an optical receiving unit that converts the optical signals having the wavelengths of the optical signals generated by the optical transmission unit into electric signals, respectively, and an auxiliary optical receiving unit that converts the optical signal having the wavelength of the optical signal generated by the auxilia
    Type: Application
    Filed: April 23, 2010
    Publication date: February 14, 2013
    Applicant: Mitsubishi Electric Corporation
    Inventors: Toshiyuki Tokura, Katsuhiro Shimizu, Kazuyuki Ishida, Takashi Mizuochi
  • Patent number: 8320771
    Abstract: A repeater includes a variable optical attenuating unit that collectively attenuates WDM optical signal input, an optical-attenuation adjusting unit that adjusts attenuation in the variable optical attenuating unit, and an optical amplifying unit that collectively amplifies and outputs the WDM optical signal collectively attenuated, to a downstream side. An optical-attenuation adjusting unit includes an input level detector; an output level detector; an output-level transmitting unit that receives information of a signal level of WDM optical signal output by a repeater at an upstream side and transmits information of a signal level of the WDM optical signal detected by the output level detector to a repeater at a downstream side; and an attenuation amount controller that controls the variable optical attenuating unit by calculating an attenuation amount thereof based on information of a signal level detected by the input level detector and a signal level received by the output-level transmitting unit.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 22, 2008
    Date of Patent: November 27, 2012
    Assignee: Mitsubishi Electric Corporation
    Inventors: Tsuyoshi Yoshida, Toshiyuki Tokura, Takashi Sugihara, Katsuhiro Shimizu, Aritomo Uemura, Hiroki Shima, Kiyoshi Onohara